Hereford Calf Prices and Munster Hereford Breeders on a High

Castleisland one of the top outlets in the country for calf buyers witnessed some excellent prices for Hereford Cross calves this year not least on the occasion of the Munster Branch IHBS calf promotion and information day. At €525 for the bull calf winner and €500 for the heifer calf winner it was clear farmers were prepared to pay for Hereford quality and substance.                                                                          Hereford for Performance, Premiums and Profits

First Prize-winning bull calf pictured with from left Marcus Kellegher Munster Branch IHBS, Judge, John Scott, Boolacullane, Faranfore, Timmy O’Sullivan, IHBS, David White, Castleisland Mart Manager. This calf is sired by Balleen Yankee €525
First Prize-winning bull calf pictured with from left Marcus Kellegher Munster Branch IHBS, Judge, Owner John Scott, Boolacullane, Faranfore, Timmy O’Sullivan, IHBS, David White, Castleisland Mart Manager. This calf is sired by Balleen Yankee €525
First Prize-winning heifer calf pictured with from left John P Brosnan, Mausrour, Gneeveguilla,Killarney, Marcus Kellegher Munster Branch IHBS, Judge, Timmy O’Sullivan, IHBS, David White, Castleisland Mart Manager. The winner is sired by Shrone Eoin bred by local breeder Jerry O’Connor, Rathmore and sold at €500. The large crowd in attendance agreed she would make an ideal suckler dam in the future.
First Prize-winning heifer calf pictured with from left Owner John P Brosnan, Mausrour, Gneeveguilla,Killarney, Marcus Kellegher Munster Branch IHBS, Judge, Timmy O’Sullivan, IHBS, David White, Castleisland Mart Manager. The winner is sired by Shrone Eoin bred by local breeder Jerry O’Connor, Rathmore and sold at €500. The large crowd in attendance agreed she would make an ideal suckler dam in the future. 

 

 

 

 

 

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